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Chapter 12: Professional Communication of Drug Information

Which of the following items are considered to be a type of professional writing?

a. An article published in a professional journal

b. A budget report

c. A label for a prescription vial

d. A performance evaluation of a new technician

e. All of the above

e. All of the above

Which of the following is considered to be necessary for credit as an author?

a. Writing or revising article

b. Conception and design of the study

c. Final approval of the version published

d. Accountability for all aspects of the work

e. All of the above are necessary

e. All of the above are necessary

When writing a document that is intended for an audience of pharmacists, which style of writing should be employed?

a. Pure technical style

b. Middle technical style

c. Popular technical style

a. Pure technical style

Which guideline tends to be used the most in writing for medical and pharmacy journals?

a. American Medical Association Manual of Style

b. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

c. Publication Manual of the American Psychiatric Association (APA)

d. Scientific Style and Format: The CBE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers

e. Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals

e. Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals

It is necessary to only define unusual abbreviations in a document, since nearly every reader will understand common abbreviations, such as the use of AIDS for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

a. True

b. False

b. False

When writing a document, it is not necessary to provide a citation to a source like Wikipedia, ...

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